Northern Ireland

McIlroy shares lead at US Masters

Rory McIlroy lit up Augusta with a stunning 65 and was joined later by Alvaro Quiros for a share of a two-shot lead after the first round of the Masters.

The Northern Irishman and the Spaniard raced to seven under ahead of South Korean pair Yang Yong-Eun and KJ Choi.

McIlroy, 21, is playing in his third Masters.

He is the youngest ever first-round leader, beating the previous best of Seve Ballesteros in 1980.